There should be no more nonsense like the blind spots that accompanied Powell, or the ham-fisted inanity offered by John Roberts at his 2005 Senate confirmation hearing, in which he compared justices to baseball umpires calling balls and strikes.
Just tell the entire truth, Hillary, admit when things were not always done in the best fashion and you will find that, in particular alongside Trump, you will come out smelling like a rose.
It's time to scale down our emotional attachment to Bernie, and ramp up our pragmatic support for Hillary. Voting Democrat is the important thing now, not whether we're in love with our candidate.
Donald Trump was right about one thing: his red-meat-eating base would still likely support him even if he shot someone in the middle of Manhattan's Fifth Avenue.
Will she be hounded by the accusation that she doesn't have a true "mandate" from the people?
As we close out the historic Presidency of America's first Black President, Barack Obama, it is important to review the trailblazers who made his elec...
By Randal Jeffrey, General Counsel, New York Legal Assistance Group Ever since the Supreme Court handed down its landmark 1963 decision in ...
On November 12 1984, a Black man named Dethorne Graham had a run-in with the police in Charlotte, North Carolina. Graham was a diabetic.
Donald Trump now suggests that he will be defeated in a rigged election, but with prominent businessmen, independents, and Republicans, including Michael Bloomberg, Mark Cuban, Henry Paulson, Brent Scowcroft, and Richard Armitage declaring their support for Hillary Clinton, and with almost daily gaffes by Trump, one might think that the Republican ticket has almost zero chance of success even in a fair election.
The American Constitution has been called "the most wonderful work ever struck off at a given time by the brain and purpose of man." It was authored by men who had surpassing confidence in the human mind--men who were convinced that people were capable of "establishing good government from reflection and choice," to the end that self-evident truths about human nature, discernible through reason, would be honored in social life.
TIME TO "UN-RIG" THE SYSTEM By Don C. Reed Is the system "rigged"? Listen to Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig: "We have a corrupt gove...
Trump didn't publicly drop Scalia's name at the convention solely because he considered him the judge with the right stuff. It was the one person that he knew, above all others, was considered a demigod among party ultra-conservatives, pro-lifers and evangelicals.
Many of us disagree with Hillary Clinton on a number of issues, in some cases intensely. But there is one overarching reason we should be vigorously supporting her election: The future of the Supreme Court is at stake.
In his acceptance speech for the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump declared, “My Dad, Fred Trump, was the smartest and hardest wo...
The Senate is setting a dangerous precedent for the treatment of Supreme Court nominees. Its action reflects an increasingly partisan process for confirming judicial appointments that threatens our justice system and its ability to respond to citizens' needs.
If Democrats come together now, we can make a brighter future for everyone. But if we allow anything to divide us now -- when we face this greatest opportunity and threat? Our children, and our children's children, will rue this day forever.